Daily Prep

40 Edible Plants That Will Grow in Partial Shade

Crops to grow in the shade of your food forest
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 1:51 PM

Learn about crops that don't require full sun to grow and prosper in your food production plans and garden.

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8 Lightning-Fast Vegetables For Your Fall Garden

Quick growing for a fall bounty.
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:50 PM

With August just around the corner, its time to starting thinking about and planting the fall garden spaces.  Here are 8 varieties to keep in mind.

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Daily Digest 5/4 - NYC Adds Flood Evacuation Zones, Canada Wrestles With Bee-Killing Pesticides

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 11:24 AM
  • Housewives' gold rush keeps price from falling
  • China arrests after rat, mink and fox sold as mutton
  • Video game league apologizes for Bitcoin scandal
  • Business Investment Rebounds Even as Recovery Drags
  • Adding Evacuation Zones in Response to Hurricane
  • Early Wildfire Drives Thousands From Homes in Southern California
  • Canada wrestles with bee-killing crop pesticides
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Daily Digest 4/22 - In Love With My Planet, 12 (Misguided) Commandments of Gold Bugs

Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:57 PM
  • Where Are The Regulators After The Historic Gold & Silver Price Drop?
  • 12 (Misguided) Commandments of Gold Bugs: Barry Ritholtz
  • Travel Surveillance, Traveler Intrusion
  • Tata Faces Crisis as $20 Billion Spent on Water: Corporate India
  • In Love With My Planet
  • Bees “restored to health” in Italy after this spring’s neonicotinoid-free maize sowing
  • Researchers Develop a Self-Filling Water Bottle that Harvests Water from the Air
  • Antarctic Methane Could Escape, Worsen Warming

Heatwaves, Harvests, and Food Price Shocks

Stress on our food system is building
Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 4:37 PM

The persistent drought coupled with a record heatwave is seriously denting farm harvest forecasts across the US and grain futures have already been sent soaring.

In some cases, the prices are approaching the old 2008 highs, which saw food riots spring up around the globe and contribute to several rather dramatic regime changes.

It looks like the same dynamic is in play again... » Read more